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By Nate Birt
  • Foster Exceptional Teamwork

    03/14/2017 01:29 PM

    These tips can determine whether your farm flourishes or founders

  • Cultivate Your Next CEO
    03/14/2017 01:27 PM

    The people who lead your operation in the future must be able to learn, adapt and continuously improve.

  • Taking the Reins
    03/14/2017 01:23 PM

    Every day, 33-year-old Clare Schilling arrives at one of her family’s two hog production sites. She showers before heading into a barn and then walks through each state-of-the-art facility. She surveys the animals to ensure her breed-to-wean operation is running smoothly on the flat expanse of southwest Illinois just 40 minutes from St. Louis. 

  • Steps to Prepare to Pass Down Your Farm
    02/17/2017 03:18 PM

    As sad as it is when a parent dies, it’s even more tragic when succession plans either aren’t in order, or haven’t even been discussed. That happened recently to one Midwest farm family: An heir had been working on and managing the family farm for years, but after his dad died, his siblings wanted their share.

  • Tax Tips: Succession Planning And Tax Reform Outlook
    01/20/2017 02:52 PM
    Significant changes to federal tax policy are likely under President Donald Trump, says Paul Neiffer, CPA and principal at CliftonLarsonAllen and’s The Farm CPA blogger.
  • Tips and Insights to Elevate Your Farm Business
    01/20/2017 09:51 AM

    As you prepare your 2017 business plan, aim to focus on details and unlock profit potential in your operation. Learn tactical ways to do so at the 2017 Top Producer Seminar, which runs Jan. 24-27 in Chicago.

  • Inspiration to Lead and Succeed in 2017
    01/09/2017 04:18 PM

    Leadership development coach Nicole Price inspires farm women to be exceptional at Top Producer’s 2016 Executive Women in Agriculture conference.

  • Make Your Resolutions Stick
    12/30/2016 11:30 AM

    Are you making any New Year’s resolutions for 2017 to be a better leader on your farm? If so, author  and business consultant Rob-Jan de Jong has several tips to make them stick.